On January 22, Slayer announced End of Days their final world tour. This is not a bag on Slayer they have been true to their music since their first debut Show No Mercy over 30 years ago, and after losing Jeff Hanneman, I saw this coming. Now having Christ Illusions album cover tattooed on my arm and having never seen Slayer, I felt it is my obligation to make this show count (I know what a poser). Especially with this line-up, legendary Satanist Behemoth and old school thrashers Anthrax, this is the show to end all shows. That was until I saw the tour dates, then my wheels came to a screeching halt. The tour dates consist of California, Canada, the east coast and Texas. No Las Vegas, no Denver, no New Orleans and worse—no Salt Lake City.
I know Slayer has reigned in SL, UT quite a few times before. But with a couple stints in rehab…and the Marine Corps., I’ve missed them every time.
It’s been three weeks since the announcement, Slayer could add more cities. Bands do this, depended on booking agent or venues some times spots open up. Also this tour is set for early summer so a girl can dream, can’t she?
The Down(ish)side; what ’till you see the ticket prices!
Pit tickets in depending on where you go run from $700-$2000, more than what I paid to see Sabbath 3 rows back San Diego is a joke you cant even buy pit tickets. I wanted to take my bro for his birthday present he and I will never forget, looks like the best is Sacramento because of the park size all tickets are $55. I have seen Poland’s favorite Satanists before, but my brother hasn’t and this would be an epic treat, for the both of us.